William B. Hubbell

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William B. Hubbell
13th Mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut
In office
1887 – 1888 [1]
Preceded by John L. Richards
Succeeded by Frank Comstock
Personal details
Born August 1852
New Jersey
Died bef. 1923
Political party Democratic[2]
Spouse(s) Mary F. (d. 1923)[3]
Residence South Norwalk, Connecticut
Occupation hatter[5]

William B. Hubbell (born August 1852) was a Democratic one-term mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut from 1887 to 1888.

He was a manufacturer of hats. In November 1891, he founded a hat factory at 22 Woodward Avenue.[5]

In 1888, he was a candidate for the Connecticut Senate from the 13th District against Lyman S. Catlin for the seat vacated by Nelson Taylor, Jr.. He was defeated, but contested the election.[2][6]

In 1909, Hubbell was a sales agent for the H & B Hat Company organized by Harry Hubbell, John Bretz and John Banks.[7]


Preceded by
John L. Richards
Mayor of South Norwalk, Connecticut
Succeeded by
Frank Comstock